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Re: Debian should not modify the kernels!



also sprach Matthew Garrett <mgarrett@chiark.greenend.org.uk> [2003.09.25.0044 +0200]:
> I'm perfectly willing to bet that more of our users are interested
> in a functional ipsec stack than are interested in the grsecurity
> patch.

I am not opposing having a patch provide that stack.

> >"it's a chunk of code that has almost nothing to do with the core
> >kernel code"
> 
> In that it can be inserted without modifying behaviour of things
> that other parts of the kernel or userland depend upon.

The IPsec part, yes. But a whole different IP stack will be used
whenever.

> I'm a Windows user when I'm paid to be, yes.

I am sorry.

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